MARCH 2007

March 28, 2007
" Your life is like a book. If you don't write it, someone else will."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by K.S. --- Kentucky
March 28, 2007
" Concentration is the key that opens the door to success."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Kilian H., Age 17 --- Pennsylvania
It inspired me to concentrate
March 28, 2007
" Those who have a little things to do with their hands, have the capability to do a lot with their minds."
Written in 2007 by Narinder Sharma --- India

March 26, 2007
" Children are as clay in a potter's hands. Teachers, be as potters. Mold your students into beautiful and productive works of art."
Copyright 2007 Shanelle Gauding
This quote came to me while I was working on a presentation about differentiated learning for an educational psychology class I am currently enrolled in. So often, teachers accept their students "just as they are" and never entertain the idea that they are malleable beings just waiting for the encouragement to become amazing and unique vessels filled with knowledge.
March 26, 2007
" Let education reach every child."
Written in 2007 by Pooja Nagda --- Massachusetts
March 26, 2007
" With regard to knowledge, you can never give what you don't have."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Starlet Quizano --- Philippines
It makes me improve my teaching by learning more and more to share to my students.
March 14, 2007
" I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit."
John Steinbeck
March 14, 2007
" The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange."
G. K. Chesterton
March 14, 2007
" To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice."
Henry Ward Beecher
March 12, 2007
" When you fear losing something, and you do not do what is right, you definitely lose it."
Written in 2006 by Samuel Osebeyo --- Nigeria
This is for schoolteachers who are afraid of correcting their students when they go wrong. I was inspired to write it when I looked around my environment.
March 12, 2007
" You must first know what people need, and then invest yourself where you are most needed."
Russell H. Conwell
March 12, 2007
" Great minds have purposes; others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them."
Washington Irving
March 7, 2007
" If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it."
Albert Einstein
March 7, 2007
" Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour."
March 7, 2007
" If you can't make a mistake, you can't make anything."
Marva Collins
March 5, 2007
" When you get your community to come together, now that's something, but when you get the world to unite, now that saves lives."
Copyright 2007 Chris McElderry
I made up this quote when I was writing a research paper on Genocide. It really opened up my eyes in the way I think about the world. It made me realize how good we have it.
March 5, 2007
" No one is responsible for anything. The only thing they're responsible for is opportunity."
Mark Dawson --- Submitted by R.P., Age 16 --- California
My history teacher mentioned this during a lecture about WWII and immigration. Opportunity, to me, is the only thing you need from someone else to be successful.
March 5, 2007
" Never get through but go by."
Written in 2006 by Janielle M., Age 14 --- Michigan
Because I think if you always take the easy way out, you will never get anywhere in life.